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Here you will find companies, organisations and schemes for artists at all stages.

As well as a list of support services for any creatives experiencing abuse in the workplace.

  • ACTOR OPPORTUNITIES

    • Thick Skin Theatre - open call casting and showcase emerging artists in all of their productions.

    • Monologue Slam UK - a brilliant place to get started if you’re looking for representation or if you’re already represented but want some exposure.

    • Paines Plough Open Auditions

    • Young Vic Neighbourhood Theatre - for residents of Lambeth and Southwark 

  • 18-25 TRAINING

    • Lyric Hammersmith Next Generation

    • Open Door - award-winning organisation helping young people who do not have financial support or resources to apply for the UK's leading drama schools.

    • Roundhouse London - have a creative centre for 11-25s, offering heavily subsidised courses, bursaries and a resident artist programme across performing arts, music and media.

    • BFI Future Film 

    • Frantic Assembly Ignition - a programme for young people aged 16-24 to be involved in a week long intensive workshop culminating in a show. 

    • The Writing Squad - for young writers in the North of England.

    • Yellow Earth Theatre Academy - course for young British East Asians.

    • Almeida Young Company

    • Old Vic Theatremakers

  • TECH AND DESIGN TRAINING

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  • SUPPORT SERVICES (thank you to Lucy Ellinson)

    • For survivors - Ongoing emotional support / referrals + helplines/webchat:

      • Survivors Gateway London (they can still connect you if not in London)

      • Victim Support

      • Will connect you to a local service too, so reach out!

      • Can remain anonymous

      • More support services listed here

    • Reporting harassment
      • Get your union to support you!

      • Equity Safe Spaces campaign

      • Get in touch with Equity and speak to someone confidentially on 020 7379 6000 if feeling uncomfortable at work.

      • You can contact your employers for potential support, ask if they have an “Employee Assistance Progamme”)

    • Extensive MIND UK resource on abuse for people (+ families)

      • Support in regard to child sexual abuse: MIND and Mosac​

        • Training sessions: Stop It Now​

    • For people with learning disabilities, autism or both